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Pharmacy Assistant vs Pharmacy Technician: What's the Big Difference?

Jun 14, 2019 12:06:41 PM

Updated January 2021

What's the difference between a pharmacy assistant and a pharmacy technician?

We get this question a lot! People who are considering training in this field always want to know how a pharmacy assistant is different from a pharmacy technician—and which career path they should choose.

In this post, we'll break down the key differences between these two roles. We'll also give an overview of what to expect in pharmacy assistant training, in case you decide to go that route.

Here's what you need to know.

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